Quotation by Sterling Allen Brown

Whippersnapper clerks
Call us out of our name
We got to say mister
To spindling boys
Sterling Allen Brown (b. 1901), U.S. poet, critic. Old Lem (l. 11–14). . .

Forerunners, The; Black Poets in America. Woodie King, Jr., ed. (1975) Howard University Press.
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